As trusted corporate advisors and powerhouse dealmakers, Akin Dallas helps clients achieve their strategic goals and has consistently been listed as a leader in the North Texas legal market. Our Dallas-based team recently advised 7-Eleven Inc. in their agreement to acquire approximately 3,900 Speedway stores located in 35 states, for $21 billion in cash, which is the largest acquisition in sector history.
Our experienced corporate lawyers regularly counsel public and private companies, private equity funds and their portfolio companies, hedge funds, family offices and financial advisors. Our corporate practice focuses on M&A, capital markets, corporate governance, finance and private equity. We frequently collaborate with our financial restructuring lawyers on chapter 11 and out-of-court restructurings, as well as on a variety of distressed transactions. By combining our multidisciplinary approach and the resources of a full-service global law firm, we support our clients—wherever and whenever they do business—effectively and efficiently.
With a focus on the energy industry, our Dallas-based corporate lawyers have advised on some of the largest and most cutting-edge energy transactions and projects around the world. Our energy practice includes the representation of publicly traded and privately held companies as well as financial institutions, private equity funds, sovereign governments and national energy companies in their various roles as developers, issuers, underwriters, lenders and borrowers.
We do a wide variety of public and private equity and debt offerings and lending transactions; mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; and structuring and implementation of direct investments across global markets. Our energy experience spans the value chain, including oil and gas, petrochemicals, liquefied natural gas, coal, utilities and renewables.